Machu Picchu Adventure 8 Days
Discover the wonder of Machu Picchu: An unforgettable adventure in Peru.
Discover the cultural richness of Peru with the exciting Machu Picchu Adventure tour, which begins and ends in the vibrant city of Lima. This 8-day tour package will take you through Lima and 4 other fascinating Peruvian destinations, immersing you in an in-depth cultural journey.
Places you will visit
Immerse yourself in the local culture by shopping at Cuzco's vibrant artisan market.
Delve into history by exploring the impressive ruins of Pisac.
Enjoy a scenic train ride through the lush Urubamba Valley.
Live the experience of contemplating in person the majesty of Machu Picchu.
Unique experience in Peru: Arrive at any time and enjoy exciting activities.
On the day of your arrival, there will be a welcome meeting with our Representative.
Additional notes: If you book the Lima cooking class, please note that additional time in Lima is not included. We recommend that you book accommodation prior to your trip. Our team will pick you up at your hotel at approximately 10:00 and take you to a local market and restaurant so you can prepare and enjoy an authentic Peruvian meal. You will return to your hotel around 13:00.
Please note that hot water shortages and power outages can be quite common in Peru, even in quality hotels and homes. We appreciate your patience and understanding, as these events are beyond our control.
Lima - Cusco City Tour
Beginning of an incredible adventure in Cusco: Discovering the capital of the Inca empire.
Once you land in Cusco, a representative will accompany you to the hotel and provide you with information about the city. After completing check-in, we recommend you rest and enjoy a light meal.
At approximately 01:30 pm, our tour guide will pick you up at the hotel to begin the fascinating tour of Cusco. We will visit the cathedral, the most important temple in the city, and then head to Koricancha, the impressive temple of the Sun from Inca times. We will continue to the imposing Inca fortress of Sacsayhuaman, marveling at its construction. We will also explore the Puma Temple of Q'enqo, Tambomachay, the water temple, and the red fortress of Puca Pucara. The tour will end around 06:30 pm, at which time you will be taken back to the hotel.
Enjoy the night in Cusco, immersing yourself in its charm and preparing for the incredible experiences that await you in the coming days.
Cusco - Pisac - Ollantaytambo - Aguas Calientes
Exploring the Sacred Valley: Delicious flavors and historical wonders
We will start the day with a delicious breakfast at your cozy hotel. At 7:30 a.m., our friendly transportation team will be ready to take you to explore the incredible Sacred Valley. We will discover the main attractions of the region, such as the Taray Viewpoint, the ruins of Pisac and the vibrant Pisac Market. To recharge your batteries, you will enjoy a tasty lunch in Urubamba. We will continue our tour until we reach the impressive town of Ollantaytambo, considered the last living Inca city, a picturesque and charming place.
After having explored this beautiful town, we will head to Ollantaytambo station to begin an unforgettable experience: our train ride through the lush Amazon jungle! For approximately 1 hour and 45 minutes, you will enjoy spectacular views along the mighty Vilcanota River. At the end of the journey, we will arrive in Aguas Calientes, where we will enjoy a delicious dinner and spend the night in a comfortable hotel.
Aguas Calientes - Visit to Machu Picchu - Ollamtaytambo - Cusco
Discover the secrets of Machu Picchu
Get ready for an exciting experience in Machu Picchu. You will start early with a leisurely breakfast before boarding the bus to the site. You will avoid the crowds and enjoy the serenity of the site as the sun rises and bathes the ancient stones in a breathtaking glow.
Once at Machu Picchu, make sure you have your entrance ticket and passport with you. If you are a student, bring your ID card as well. You will not be able to enter without these documents.
Discover the secrets and mysteries of Machu Picchu in a guided tour of approximately two hours. If you have tickets to climb Huayna Picchu or Machu Picchu mountain, this is the perfect time to start your hike. Afterwards, you will return to Aguas Calientes.
You will enjoy lunch in Aguas Calientes before boarding the Vistadome train to Ollantaytambo. From there, our private transportation will take you back to Cusco, dropping you off at the door of your accommodation.
Huayna Picchu Mountain
Huayna Picchu is an impressive mountain that stands out for its imposing presence and its proximity to the Inca citadel of Machu Picchu.Ver mas$75
Machu Picchu Mountain
Machu Picchu Mountain, also called "Old Mountain", offers a spectacular panoramic view of the Inca citadel and the landscapes of the Andes.Ver mas$75
Cusco - Challacancha - Soraypampa - Laguna Humantay
Explore the turquoise jewel in the Andean mountains.
Start your exciting 2-day Salkantay trek in the Andean mountains! Our tour guide and transportation will pick you up early from your accommodation in Cusco. Enjoy a nutritious breakfast in Mollepata and stop in Challacancha to rest. From here, we will hike to Soraypampa, where our campsite is located. The Andean landscape will captivate you as you follow the small Inca canal. At our camp, facing the majestic snow-capped mountains of Salkantay and Humantay, you will enjoy a delicious lunch prepared by our chef.
Then, you will ascend to the Humantay Lagoon, where you can marvel at its beauty and enjoy the panoramic view. You will return to camp for dinner under the stars and learn about Inca astronomy. Rest in your comfortable igloo and let yourself be carried away by the enchantment of the constellations.
Salkantaypampa - Abra Salkantay - Soyrococha - Soraypampa
Highlight of the day: Salkantay Pass
Today is an exciting day, as we will reach the highest point of the trip and witness wonderful landscapes surrounded by impressive mountains. We will start with a full and nutritious breakfast before gradually ascending to Salkantaypampa. We will traverse a challenging trail known as the 'Trail of the 7 Serpents' until we reach the impressive Abra Salkantay (4,630 m), where you will be able to capture some memorable photos while enjoying the fantastic scenery.
We will descend through a unique rocky landscape until we reach Soyrococha, where we will stop for lunch. We will continue descending towards Soraypampa, with a distant view of the fascinating forest of snow-covered stones. We will be rewarded with incredible scenery as we progress.
At the camp, we will take a break to hydrate and enjoy snacks before taking a shuttle for the final stretch. During this part, you will have the opportunity to capture breathtaking photos of valleys, mountains, rivers, and farmland. Finally, we will return to Cusco and drop you off at your accommodation so you can relax and rest.
Cusco - Chinchero - Maras Moray - Salinas de Maras - Cusco
Inca Wonders: Salt Mines and Terraces of Moray
The Cusco and Machu Picchu adventure will continue exploring new highlands by visiting the Maras Salt Mines and the Circular Terraces of Moray, considered a laboratory of the Incas.
On this exciting adventure, our tour transportation and tour leader will pick you up at your hotel at 8 am. You will pass through breathtaking landscapes as you make your way to the highlands of Chinchero. After 45 minutes, you will arrive in Chinchero, a picturesque village known as the land of the rainbow, where you can enjoy a fascinating weaving demonstration by local farmers. After a 30-minute drive, you will visit the incredible agricultural laboratory known as Moray. On the way to the Maras Salt Mines, you will delight in the extensive barley farmlands.
The last place we will visit before returning to Cusco will be the impressive Maras Salt Mines, a set of pools fed by a salty spring. The process of obtaining the salt is by evaporation.
Finally, after enjoying all these Inca sites, we will return to the city of Cusco around 2:00 pm.
We will spend the night in the city of Cusco.
Transfer Cusco - To Airport
Completion of the 8 day Cusco to Machu Picchu Package
Unfortunately, today marks the end of the 8-day Cusco to Machu Picchu package.
Please be sure to provide us with your flight ticket, as we will be picking you up 2 hours and 30 minutes prior to your flight departure. Our service will end once we have dropped you off at the airport.
We hope you enjoyed your vacation in Peru.
Before to Go
We want your trip to Peru to be an unforgettable and carefree experience. In this section, you will find all the answers to questions you may have about traveling with our agency. We have compiled all the important information in one place for your easy reference. We recommend that you read the following information carefully, as it will be of great help in resolving any doubts you may have about our services.
If you have any other questions that we have not addressed here, please feel free to leave us a message and we will get back to you as soon as possible. We are here to help you plan an exceptional trip!
Information meeting or briefing
To ensure a successful experience on your trip, we have scheduled all briefings and briefings at our main office in Cusco (or at your hotel) for the evening prior to your departure, at 5:00 p.m. These meetings are of vital importance and last approximately 30 to 45 minutes. However, if for any reason you are unable to attend, we ask that you coordinate an alternative time with us by email, phone call or by visiting our offices.
We want to make sure you have all the information you need to make the most of your adventure.
Payment pending for the hike
To ensure the confirmation of your trip reservation, it is important that you make the outstanding payment two days before your trek/tour, in case you still have a balance to pay.
We offer you two options to make the outstanding payment. You can visit our main office in Cusco, where we will provide you with a specific date and time to complete the remaining payment. In addition, we offer the convenience of online payment through our secure website.
If you prefer to pay in person, we accept credit/debit cards or PAYPAL, but it is important to note that we will apply an additional 5% charge for our payment service (Niubiz) and PAYPAL.
Remember that full payment is required before starting the trek, this allows us to guarantee the availability of our services and ensure a smooth experience for you.
If you have any questions or need more information about the pending payment, please do not hesitate to contact us by email, phone or visiting our office. We will be happy to help you with anything you need."
Can I store my luggage in the office?
We offer convenient options to store your luggage. You can choose to leave it at our office or at your hotel, both services are free of charge.
If you have equipment or belongings that you will not need during the trek, we recommend that you store them safely at your hotel. Most hotels offer this service. However, we suggest that you do not leave valuable items in your luggage. It is preferable to place them in the hotel safe and ask for a detailed receipt. In the event of theft (although unlikely), many insurance companies may require a copy of the itemized receipt as part of the claim process. Also, for peace of mind, it is advisable to place items such as credit cards inside a sealed and signed envelope.
We will be happy to help you arrange for the safe storage of your luggage so that you can enjoy your trek without worry.
We can pick you up at your hotel if you are in the Historic Center of Cusco. Arrival time may vary between 30 and 45 minutes due to traffic. Your guide will coordinate the time at the briefing.
Cusco is an ancient city with narrow cobblestone streets. Some hotels and Airbnbs may have difficult access for cars or be located on steep slopes, which complicates the transport of luggage. We recommend booking accommodation with easy access.
Return to Cusco
The return from Machu Picchu requires a lot of logistics, but don't worry, everything is included in your tour!
At Machu Picchu, you will take a comfortable bus that will take you in 25 minutes to the charming town of Aguas Calientes. Boarding the bus is on a first-come, first-served basis.
In Aguas Calientes, you will take a train to Ollantaytambo (or Poroy). Your guide will give you the train tickets with the boarding time indicated. Be sure to arrive at the station 30 minutes early. The train ride from Aguas Calientes to Ollantaytambo takes 1 hour and 45 minutes.
Once you arrive at the station, our representative will be waiting to take you to Cusco or directly to your hotel! The trip from Ollantaytambo to Cusco is only 1 hour and 30 minutes, so you can relax and enjoy the ride.
In Cusco, we will take you directly to your hotel, or depending on the location, as close as possible.
Note: Your tour includes a Consettur bus ticket that will take you from Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu or vice versa, you decide how to use it! If you prefer to have one bus ticket for both routes, you can get it for an additional cost of US$ 12.00. Enjoy your Machu Picchu adventure!
Group tours are composed of individuals of different profiles, which implies variations in the physical conditions and ages of the participants. When joining a group tour, it is important to understand that some people may walk faster or slower than you. Therefore, each person is allowed to follow his or her own pace during the route.
It is possible that the intention to modify the itinerary may arise from the group; however, final decisions on this matter will be made by the guide, who will consult with all members to evaluate the feasibility of the proposed changes.
Strikes and demonstrations
In Peru, strikes and demonstrations are frequent events that could affect some of our trips. Roads may be blocked and train tracks may be overrun, which may cause disruptions to our plans. Despite this, we will endeavor to maintain your original itinerary as far as possible, even if this means bringing your departure date forward.
However, in more complex situations, travel may be suspended. In the event of changes or cancellations, our operations department will coordinate with you. We want you to know that your safety is our top priority, so we will make the best decisions to protect you and ensure a safe and enjoyable travel experience.
Lost and found
Please pay special attention to where you leave your belongings and remember to pick up everything once you leave our transportation, camp or restaurant. We would like to remind you that you are the only one responsible for your personal belongings during the tour.
thank you for your cooperation and understanding!
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